Legend has it that Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door." University of Missouri researchers are doing just that, but instead of building mousetraps, ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
Washington State University researchers have developed a new drug candidate that dramatically improves the cognitive function of rats with Alzheimer's-like mental impairment.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 7 |
(Medical Xpress)—Organovo Holdings, Inc., a company that designs and creates functional human tissue has announced at this year's Experimental Biology Conference that it has developed a 3D printing technique ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have for the first time transformed skin cellswith a single genetic factorinto cells that develop on their own into an interconnected, functional network of brain cells. ...
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
In the July 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe how human epidermal progenitor cells and stem cells control transcription factors to avo ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A system of 'automated design' for new drugs could help develop the complex therapies needed for many medical conditions while also improving drug safety and efficiency, new research from the University of Dundee has shown.
Medications Dec 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Every day, their baby stopped breathing, his collapsed bronchus blocking the crucial flow of air to his lungs. April and Bryan Gionfriddo watched helplessly, just praying that somehow the dire predictions ...
Medical research May 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay)—Imagine a 68-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer, looking for a better way to ease her chronic pain, low appetite, fatigue and nausea. Should she or shouldn't she be prescribed marijuana?
Medications Feb 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (6) | 12
Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs. A groundbreaking finding by researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy ...
Immunology May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A picture is worth 1,000 words when it comes to understanding how things work, but 3D moving pictures are even better. That's especially true for scientists trying to stop cancer by better understanding the ...
Cancer Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A class of heart medications, cardiac glycosides, can induce immunogenic cell death (ICD), whereby dying cancer cells are converted into a vaccine that stimulates antitumor response, according ...
Cancer Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new pill can help prevent relapse in some people with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research indicates.
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—The new anti-clotting drug apixaban (Eliquis) appears to help prevent potentially fatal blood clots in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a new Italian study finds.
Medications Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Some 5.8 million Americans suffer from heart failure, a currently incurable disease. But scientists at Temple University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Center for Translational Medicine have discovered a key biochemical step ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |